BETSY DEVOS

Minnesota Attorneys General, 17 Other States Suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos

They were created under President Obama's administration and were to take effect July 1

  NATIONAL — Democratic attorneys general in Minnesota and 17 other states and the District of Columbia are suing Education Secretary Betsy DeVos over her decision to suspend rules meant to protect students from abuses by for-profit colleges. The rules aim to make schools financially responsible for fraud and forbid them from forcing students to resolve complaints outside court. They…

President Trump to Revoke Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Set Up by Obama Administration

The order must come from the education and justice departments and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos told President Trump she was uncomfortable with the reversal

  WASHINGTON D.C. — President Trump said he plans to revoke federal guidelines put in place by the Obama Administration on allowing Transgender students to use the bathroom of their choice in public schools. But not all people in the Trump Administration seem completely¬†on board. The order must come from the education and justice departments and according to a CNN…

DeVos Named Education Secretary, State Senators Speak Out

It is the first time in history the Vice President has had to be the tie-breaker for the Senate when it comes to confirming a Cabinet nominee

WASHINGTON D.C. — The Senate has confirmed school choice activist Betsy DeVos as Education secretary, with Vice President Mike Pence breaking a 50-50 tie. It is not the first time the Vice President has been called on to break a tie in the Senate, but it is the first time in history the VP has had to do it for…

Sen. Heitkamp on DeVos: A D- Applicant with a Big Checkbook

Senator Heitkamp is urging other politicians to vote 'no' on Betsy DeVos

  U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp urged other politicians in Washington D.C. to vote ‘no’ for Betsy DeVos leading the U.S. Education Department. Heitkamp says getting quality education to the rural parts of North Dakota is one of the state’s main challenges. She says through technology and good instructors, the state is solving the issue. But Heitkamp thinks DeVos would make…